January 18, 2022

Digital Collections: All of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Speeches Now Available Online, Audio Files Also Made Available Online

From the AP:

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, made FDR’s Master Speech File available online in digital format for the first time on Monday.

The file includes more than 46,000 pages of drafts, reading copies and transcripts and is one of the most requested collections in the archive at the nation’s first presidential library.

The library’s complete collection of audio recordings of FDR’s voice also is available online for the first time.

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